VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday chaired the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nigeria’s Constitution provides that the vice president is the Chairman of NEC.

NEC meeting is held monthly to deliberate on the coordination of the economic planning efforts and economic programmes of the various levels of government.

The council comprises the 36 state governors, the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, minister of finance, Secretary to the Government of the Federation and other government officials as well as agencies involved in managing the economy.